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. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where they are watching that river rise inch by inch. >> yes. inch by inch, carolyn, especially as the rain continues to fall. i've come to the realization this is my lot in life, to be put in situations where the rain is blowing horizontally at me all morning long. the wind is whipping through napa. we have a look at the river this morning whereas carolyn mentioned, flooding is a concern. it was expected that the river would surpass it's flood level about noon today. now that's changed. estimates go anywhere from 1:00 p.m. to between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. estimates are the water could rise and reach 25 to 27 feet. elsewhere here in napa you can see downtown. it is just soaked. the whole city is soaking wet. wind again a big factor this morning. not a lot of cars on the road. i popped into the one business open. that's starbucks on the corner. they say they are a lot emptier than they usually are this time of morning. normally people are out but people are staying inside and that's probably a good thing as the wind and rain creates ve
kera clapper is live in napa where a flood warning is in effect. nick smith is live at the pier in pacifica. we will begin with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, everyone. the rain is in the north bay. it has been gusting and wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour at the airport. as we look at live doppler 7hd right now we see the heavy returns up through highway 101, cloverdale and ross. all this will continue to sink southward. here we are in the southern marin county, richmond, lighter rain to the east and berkeley. not quite reaching the east bay in concord. taking you into alamo. also lafayette and light shower activity. if you are not feeling the rain, you are feeling the wind. a little bit better returns here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, santa rosa from 41 miles an hour to san jose. we have the wind, we have the rain, we have a flash
. of course the concerns up on the riffs and we'll look at those concerns in a bit. >> ama: in napa, the national weather service issued a flood warning for the napa river, a waterway prone to flooding, and the city's residents are hoping it's not a repeat of the devastating flood in 2005. >> the napa river looks calm now but that could change in a hurry tonight with another round of heavy rains about to hit. serious floods are common here, and residents are on alert, preparing by filling sandbags provided by the city. >> when stuff like this happens, city of napa takes care of napa. >> residents filled 700 bags, ten tons of sand in three hours this morning. >> my son and i picked up 12 sandbags. >> he had the forsythe to plan ahead because of the past. his home has flooded three times. sanbags are one of many weapons in his arsenal. >> we expect the worst to be tomorrow morning. that usually happenings. the rain falls, river rises, comes down and floods our area. >> the national weather service warns the river will rise above flood stage tomorrow in 2005, the river overwhelmed down
with ktvu's lorraine lorraine blanco live in napa. >> reporter: the flood warning runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amounts. >> reporter: city leaders and member of the flood district will meet torte. if it rains more than expected they will open a emergency center to send out help wherever needed live in napa, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the russian river is also creating avenuity for sonoma county residents where the river expected to get dangerously close to flood stage in the next few hours. ktvu's jade hernandez
... >> there is a flash flood watch for sonoma county. in fact, the napa and russian rivers could be reaching flood stage later today. this is a live look at the golden gate. the water is on the pavement, with slow going, little traffic but they give you an idea that we're dealing with on the bay area bridges this morning. >> there was a lot of weekend events have been cancelled. thankfully, not that many accidents. this has been been north bay and impacting the santa cruz mountains >> we say it over and over but please keep both hands on the wheel and the wind condition of the bridges of be extra careful. >> i felt that wind. >> same here. >> a historic building is now in ruins, coming up. he tel coming up details coming up we continue to track the wind, the storms, with the strong winds and the bay bridge. from our mount tam and in the middle, look at that that 2005 under feet. and the san mateo bridge also looks wet. >> we just received an accident on west highway 24. before fish ranch road with a downed tree. the 2 right lane is are blocked. and we will bring you that latest information if you are go
, the napa river, the russian river, let us show you on stormtracker 4. this moderate weather cell over milpitas, highway 680. on the peninsula, it is wet. all the way to sunnyvale is wet in the east bay, concord, walnut creek, san ramon, light/moderate. south of highway no. 4, brentwood. and also north, of richmond, san rafael, it will continue to be widespread but moderate rainfall tonight and tomorrow. rainfall totals in the past 24 hours. there was one system that moved out and this third system the combination of totals in the last 24 hours. the north bay sought about 2 in. in st. helena. just one- tenth of 1 in. in dublin. and oakland, just a little bit over three tenths of 1 in. but there is more on the way. scattered showers and a high wind advisory by 10:00 p.m. the heaviest rainfall will be late tonight and early tomorrow. it is going to be windy but the good news is that there will be a decrease in showers. more of the flash flood warning and what we can expect on that sunday. when the dry conditions will return. >> there is one east bay community against one east bay communi
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